Fees

EFFECTIVE: 1 JULY 2016
COUNTY COURT FEES COSTS AND CHARGES

 

COUNTY COURT FEES   [ SR 146/2012]                         EFFECTIVE: 1 July 2016

Writ or Originating Motion (Form 5A–E)

$835.00

Search for file / subpoena

$23.70

Counterclaim, Defence & Counterclaim

$835.00

Certificate Of Registrar

$13.90

Third or Fourth Party Notice

$835.00

Adoption Summons

$422.40

Subpoena Civil

$145.00

Summons (46a) / Charging Summons

$303.90

Subpoena Criminal / Appeal

Nil

Default Judgments

$342.90

Register Interstate Judgment

$66.90

On Setting Down For Trial (Incl. 1stday)

$987.00

Judgment Debt Recovery Act (by Creditor)

$19.50

Hearing Fee At Trial  2nd , 3rd, 4th - payable daily

$513.00

Judgment Debt Recovery Act (by Debtor)

Nil

Hearing Fee At Trial  5th, 6th,7th,8th, 9th - payable daily

$857.30

Ex-Parte Applications (Infant Compromise/ Substituted Service/Extension of Time etc.) Form 60C

$143.60

Hearing Fee At Trial 10th & subs  -payable daily

$1430.20

 

For photocopying or printing any document $0.60 per page

 

Transfer from Magistrates’ Court = $835.00 minus fee paid to Magistrates’ Court

Filing a summons for an attachment of debt under Order 71 (Garnishee Order – Directions Grp)

$323.40

Filing an Attachment of Earnings Application under  Order 72

$163.10

Order for Oral Examination under Rule 67.02  (OOE conducted by Registrar)

$163.10

Summons for Oral Examination under Rule 61.04  (SOE conducted by Judge)

$163.10

     

                                                                                                        

JURY FEES  [Juries (fees) Regulations 2012 SR 106/2012]                                                        EFFECTIVE 1 July 2016

Jury fees

1st day                

$756.90

Jury fees

2nd, 3rd,4th.5th, 6th day  - payable daily 

$543.60

Jury fees

7th day & continuing – payable daily

$1078.80

 

COSTS SCALE FOR  JUDGMENTS IN DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE OR DEFENCE

County Court (Chapter 1 Costs Amendment) Rules 2014  SR  150/2014             EFFECTIVE 1 July 2016                  

Appendix A to the County Court Civil Procedure Rules has been revoked.

County Court Costs Scale is now a fee, charge or amount that is 80 per cent of the applicable rate set out in Appendix A to Chapter I of the Rules of the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court fix composite costs of $3600 for one defendant and an additional $665 for each further defendant. Costs of $850 are fixed in subsequent judgments in the same case.

THEREFORE THE COUNTY COURT WILL FIX $2880 COSTS FOR ONE DEFENDANT PLUS $532 COSTS FOR EACH FURTHER DEFENDANT. COSTS OF $680 WILL BE FIXED IN A SUBSEQUENT JUDGMENT IN THE SAME CASE.   

                      

SHERIFF'S CHARGES [Sheriff Regulations 2009 Sec 11]              Effective 1 July 2016

Warrant Execution fee:

$191.10

payable by cheque to the Sheriff 

Warrant for Possession fee:

$200.00

payable by cheque to the Sheriff

Combined Warrant fee:

$244.40

payable by cheque to the Sheriff

 

JURISDICTIONAL LIMITS:

Magistrates’ Court:

$100,000  ( for matters issued from  1 January 2005)

County Court:

Unlimited ( for matters issued from  1 January 2007)

Supreme Court:

Unlimited

 

ORDER 27.03(8) – “TRAM TRACKS” MUST BE INCLUDED ON ALL DOCUMENTS

 

PENALTY INTEREST RATES -Current 9.5 %  Effective 1 June 2015

Previous 10.5% effective 11.08.2014

Previous 11.5% effective 3.02.2014

Previous 10%    effective  7.10.2013

Previous 10.50% effective 1.02.2010

 

 

ALL FEES PAYABLE BY CASH, BANK CHEQUE, MONEY ORDER, SOLICITORS CHEQUE ONLY OR VIA EFILING.

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